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Treated for sinus infection. Taking nexium for acid reflux and have hiatal hernia. Any suggestion?

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Posted on Mon, 11 Feb 2013 in General Health
Question: I had to take 2 courses of antibiotic treatment for a sinus infection approx. a month ago. my acid reflux is out of control and I don't know what next to do. I am being treated with nexium for this and I have a hiatal hernia. any suggestions?
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Answered by Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani 56 minutes later
Hi,

Thanks for posting your query.

Apart from nexium that you are taking please do following which should help.

>Take small frequent meals in place of two major one.
>Drink more of liquids, avoid soft drinks, reduce quantity of alcohol if you taking
>Do regular exercise
>Do not lie for at least 2 hours after any major meal
>Avoid fired foods, take more of fruits and salads
>Avoid possible stress which can worsen the condition.
>Avoid taking any analgesic drugs unless advised by doctor.

Keep regular follow up with your physician and continue medication.

I hope this helps.

Regards,

Dr.Pragnesh

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